Monday, February 15th, 2016

The Revenant dominates at the BAFTA awards

Narada Desk | February 15, 2016 12:16 pm Print

Mandatory Credit: Photo by David Fisher/REX/Shutterstock (5586119do) Alejandro G. Inarritu, Tom Cruise and Leonardo DiCaprio - Best Actor EE BAFTA British Academy Film Awards, Press Room, Royal Opera House, London, Britain - 14 Feb 2016

London: This year’s BAFTA awards witnessed absolute domination by the Wilderness Drama epic ‘The Revenant’, starring Leonardo DiCaprio. The film has been garnering rave reviews and is considered a formidable contender at the Academy awards. The movie directed by Alejandro Inarritu won top honors in a number of categories including Best Film and Best Director and DiCaprio winning Best Actor.

The Mexican director described the win as overwhelming. He said, DiCaprio’s talent and commitment to the risky project had kept the film breathing. The ceremony which was held at London’s Royal Opera House yesterday was hosted by Stephen Fry. Apocalyptic action movie Mad Max: Fury Road took home four awards for make-up and hair, editing, costumes and production design. Brie Larson won the best leading actress award for her role as a kidnapped mother in Room.

The director stated that the BAFTA awards won by the team was overwhelming. He believed it was DiCaprio’s commitment to the risky project that kept the film breathing. THe┬áceremony was held at the London’s Royal Opera House and was hosted by Stephen Fry.

Apocalyptic action movie Mad Max: Fury Road won four awards for make-up and hair, editing, costumes and production design.

Brie Larson, who played the role of a kidnapped mother in the film ‘Room’ won the Best Actress award.

Kate Winslet won Best Supporting Actress for her role in Steve Jobs, while Mark Rylance won the award for his role in ‘Bridge of Spies’.

 

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